Everyone loves a gift card for their favorite retailer or restaurant. It’s like getting money to spend in any way you please! Unfortunately, scammers also love gift cards and for all the wrong reasons: They often use gift cards to pull off scams.
Data breaches show up in the news on a regular basis. According to Risk Based Security’s Mid-Year Data Breach Report, there were 1,767 publicly reported breaches in the first half of 2021, exposing 18.8 billion records.
Cybercrimes are increasing every year. Unfortunately, developments like the pandemic, the growth of cryptocurrency, and online working and shopping have created a target-rich environment for criminals.